DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, set your online-viewing alerts to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.

“Pitchers and Catchers Report Today” is music to the ears of baseball fans everywhere. This week, Sports Talk moderator Dr. Steve Butler welcomes Dr. Bret Simmermacher and Ms. Sara Weber to the show, where they will discuss the upcoming baseball season that officially begins Wednesday as pitchers and catchers for the Diamondbacks, Indians, Phillies, Cardinals, and Giants all report. All teams’ pitchers and catchers report between now and Sunday. To view the program live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at http://google.com/+UssaEdu.

Sports Talk features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world, usually in a panel-discussion forum with Butler, Dean of Academic Affairs at the Academy, serving as moderator.

In addition to being available live, the program will be available for viewing afterwards at the Academy’s YouTube site at https://www.youtube.com/user/USSportsAcademy.

The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, regionally accredited, special mission Sports University created to serve the nation and world with programs in instruction, research, and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports. For more information about the Academy, call 251-626-3303 or visit www.ussa.edu.